Semantic processing to enhance retrieval of diagnosis citations from Medline

AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2006;2006:1104.


We investigate the use of natural language processing (NLP) for enhancing precision when retrieving Medline citations on diagnostic procedure. Inter-annotator agreement is described as part of the evaluation method, and preliminary results are presented.

Publication types

  • Evaluation Study

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Information Storage and Retrieval / methods*
  • Natural Language Processing*
  • PubMed*
  • Semantics
  • Unified Medical Language System